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    Monday, May 11, 2020
    For the past seven weeks, the community has displayed its support for Excela Health employees who are on the front lines caring for those affected by COVID-19 through gifts of food, water, meals, supplies and words of encouragement. Those same Excela Health employees are showing their gratitude by supporting those on the front lines of another crisis - food insufficiency - as a result of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Monday, May 11, 2020
    Dear Friends,      My, how much has changed in a short period of time.  Looking back at our last newsletter in February, we were talking about hoping to re-open our new and improved recycling center soon.  Then, quite literally, the whole world went to Hell in a Handbasket.      If there is any good news, and thank goodness none of our immediate circle were affected health-wise, we were able to ...read more
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    Monday, May 11, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA -- The Community Arts Reintegration Project (CARP) will host a Community Mural Design Day at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 16. This virtual meeting will be held via Zoom. Past and present members of the New Kensington community who would like to participate in the discussion are asked to register at https://bit.ly/NewKenMuralDesign-Register. Upon registering, a link to the online ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Monday, May 11, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – In light of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Vincent College has announced updated plans for its spring 2020 commencement.    The traditional commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, May 9, will now be held on Sunday, Sept. 27, in conjunction with Saint Vincent College’s annual Homecoming Weekend Despite the postponement of the on-campus event, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    Gov. Tom Wolf is expected today to announce that more counties, including in southwestern Pennsylvania, will move into the ”yellow” phase of his pandemic reopening plan next week.  All of southwestern Pennsylvania is currently in the red phase. Mr. Wolf on Thursday extended the stay-at-home order to June 4 for all counties in the red phase. “[The] extension of the original order does not ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    Almost 3.2 million Americans filed new unemployment claims last week, federal figures showed Thursday, as the economic destruction from the coronavirus pandemic has now impacted 33.5 million jobs nationwide in seven weeks, and states are rapidly burning through cash reserves set aside to pay out jobless benefits. The numbers of new claims have subsided in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    By Greg Pickel | gpickel@pennlive.com Twenty-four Pennsylvania counties have moved into the yellow phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s coronavirus reopening plan as of 12:01 a.m., and he is expected to announce which counties will get to go next later Friday. Wolf and Health Department Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine extended a statewide stay at home order on June 4. It, of course, doesn’t apply to any of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
    HARRISBURG - PA Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement regarding the need for liability protections for employers and the healthcare industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic:     “The COVID-19 pandemic has created an all-hands on deck effort throughout the Commonwealth. Indeed, those who are on the front lines of battling this virus, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
    Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order to afford health care practitioners protection against liability for good faith actions taken in response to the call to supplement the health care provider workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the course of the pandemic and the disaster declaration associated with it, the Wolf Administration has used its authority under the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, May 05, 2020
    Amy Mock, Staffing Manager, WorkLink Staffing-Latrobe, has recently received the Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.The CSP® program promotes industry-wide competency standards through a uniform national program. Credential individuals must successfully complete an exam on labor and employment law principles and ethical practices applicable to the ...read more
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    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    LATROBE, PA. – The 10th annual Faith and Reason Summer Program at Saint Vincent College, an intensive, one-week introduction to the Catholic, liberal arts tradition, will be held Sunday, June 21, through Saturday, June 27.  Directed by Dr. Michael Krom, professor of philosophy at Saint Vincent College, the weeklong program is designed for advanced high school and first-year college students who ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release